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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,836
United States Rank #2,664
Reach 0.1072%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.83 days
732.36 days >
Average installed length: 384.80 days


2.1.32 100.00%

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MotoHelper 2.1.32 Driver 5.4.0

What is MotoHelper Driver?  (from Motorola)

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MotoHelper 2.1.32 Driver 5.4.0 is a software program developed by Motorola. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is MotoHelperService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.28 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 10.99 MB (11,528,431 bytes). The installed file MotoHelperUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 82% of users of MotoHelper Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\motorola\motohelper
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Motorola\MotoHelper\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MotoHelper 2.1.32 Driver 5.4.0

Program executable:MotoHelperService.exe
Name:MotoHelper Service
Signed by:Motorola Mobility Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\motorola\motohelper\MotoHelperService.exe
Additional files:
  • PST.dll - PST_CORE Dynamic Link Library (PST_CORE DLL)
  • MotoHelper_2.0.53_Driver_5.2.0.exe - ${name}
  • uninstall.exe
  • MWS.exe - PAL (Release Version)
  • MotoHelperService.exe - MotoHelper Service
  • MotoHelperUpdate.exe - MotoHelperUpdate
  • MotoHelperAgent.exe - MotoHelper (MotoHelperAgent)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MotoHelperUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MotoHelper Update' (runs daily at 8:08 PM).
  • MotoHelperService.exe runs as a service named 'MotoHelper Service' (MotoHelper).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003544967%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032503%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002947%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,219
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:725 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.59 MB
Total CPU:0.0004135668%
Kernel CPU:0.00035077%
User CPU:0.00006279%
CPU cycles/sec:12,064
I/O reads/min:15 Bytes

How do I remove MotoHelper Driver?

You can uninstall MotoHelper Driver from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MotoHelper 2.1.32 Driver 5.4.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MotoHelper Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.98%
Windows 10 10.96%
Windows Vista 9.87%
Windows XP 6.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.03%
Windows 7 Professional 12.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.13%
Windows 10 Home 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.06%
  Germany 3.54%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Canada 1.74%
  Australia 1.33%
  United Kingdom 1.27%
  Argentina 0.90%
  France 0.87%
  Italy 0.84%
  Mexico 0.74%
  Israel 0.68%
  Taiwan 0.37%
  New Zealand 0.31%
  Sweden 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.01%
Hewlett-Packard 29.91%
Acer 11.73%
Toshiba 8.94%
ASUS 5.98%
Lenovo 2.25%
Samsung 2.10%
Intel 1.71%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.66%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.12%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.58%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.25%
Dell Studio 540 2.09%

About Motorola

Motorola is a telecommunications company divided into two companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.
Publisher URL: www.motorola.com


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